Firestone Liberia to Shed 800 Jobs by April 2019

Cites 'shocks in Liberian Economy' Harbel, Liberia – After a thorough and strategic review of its current operations in Liberia, West Africa, Firestone Natural Rubber...

GVL’s Chemicals Causing ‘Miscarriages among Women’ in Grand Kru County?

-- Rep. Barway Complains to House of Representatives, and to Summon GVL CEO At least 10 female workers of Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) in Grand...

Liberia to Host First Blue Oceans Confab

The Liberian government in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden in Monrovia and Conservation International (CI) have scheduled a 'Blue Ocean Conference' in Monrovia...

SDI Segments Conflicting Issues in Land Laws

Forest watchdog, the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), has synchronized and identified  “Contradictions” between the Community Rights Law (CRL) and the Land Rights Law (LRL),...

‘Young Farmers of Africa’ Launched

Mr. Edmund Coleman, a Pan African Activist, has disclosed plans to establish a new agricultural project that will assist farmers to increase the production...

SCNL, Partners Train 200 Volunteers on Climate Change

With funding from the Green Climate Fund, the Society for Conservation and Nature in Liberia (SCNL) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program...

EU Impressed with Liberia’s Progress in Forest Management

Ambassador Hélène Cavé, head of European Union (EU) delegation to Liberia, said she is impressed with the country’s progress in managing its forest sector. Amb....

‘Lofa Can Reclaim Pre-war Status’

-Women say at rally to make county’s bread basket again A group of women under the banner, Lofa Women for Progress (LWP) has launched an...

USAID Forest Program Deploys Technicians

Forest Incomes for Environmental Sustainability (FIFES), a five-year activity funded by the United States Agency for International Development, and implemented by ACDI/VOCA, is deploying...

Expert Weighs in on Fisheries Deal with Senegal

Points out serious flaws that will make practical implementation hard to manage An international fisheries expert interviewed by the Daily Observer says that that the controversial...

First Ladies Weah, Rivlin Discuss Empowerment of Liberian Women through Agriculture

First Lady Clar Marie Weah on Thursday, February 28, pushed the case of Liberian women with her Israeli counterpart, Mrs. Nachema Rivlin in Jerusalem,...

Pres. Weah Woos Investors in Israel

President George Weah has been making frantic efforts in the State of Israel, marketing Liberia’s rich and diverse investment climate and thus attracting well-meaning...

Welsh Gov’t Delivers Major Breakthrough for Liberia Fishing Industry

-Donates Fishing Patrol Vessel The Minister of Environment , Energy and Rural Affairs of Wales, Lesley Griffiths, has officially renamed and handed over the Pride...

US$372.67M in Loans, Concession Agreements Under House Review

The House of Representatives is reviewing US$372.67 million Concession and Loan Agreements submitted by President George Weah, as well as an Incentive Agreement with...

Deputy Finance Minister Holds Talks With AfDB’s President

Deputy Finance Minister for Economic Management and Alternate Governor at the African Development Bank, Augustus J. Flomo on Monday, February 25, held a consultative...

Pres. Weah Touts Pro-poor Agenda in Israel

President George Weah has been wooing a cross-section of business people and organizations in the State of Israel to Liberia’s diverse business opportunities, accentuating...

Solidaridad Graduates 80 ToTs on Cocoa Management Practices  

The Liberian branch of Solidaridad West Africa recently graduated 80 farmers in contemporary cocoa management practices, as part of the entity's effort to improve...

GoL, Partners to Improve Policies for Resource Allocation in Agriculture

The government of Liberia (GoL) and partners recently launched a diagnostic on policy effectiveness to improve resource allocation, investment and capacity development decisions in...

Careysburg District Sup’t Urges Residents to Prioritize Agriculture

By Caroline V. Garnett, UL Mass Communication Department The superintendent of Careysburg Statutory District Lester Binda has encouraged residents in his district to prioritize agriculture...

CSOs Seek Support for Residents ‘Victimized’ by LAC, SRC’s Operations

Liberian civil society organizations (CSOs) Green Advocates International (GAI), Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD), and Natural Resource Women Platform (NRWP) in collaboration with Swiss-based...